An autopsy performed in April 2017, after the death by suicide of former Patriots tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez, reportedly “came back negative for all substances” tested, including, importantly, synthetic cannabinoids. But a new report from the Boston Globe says the final police report redacted and…
The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team just published the first part of a six-part series on the life of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who died by suicide last spring in a Massachusetts prison. It’s a heartbreaking story that digs deeper into the foundational early years of Hernandez’s short, painful life,…
Aaron Hernandez—convicted of murdering Odin Lloyd, charged but not guilty of murdering Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu, living in prison after once being paid millions to play football—died with $7.20 in his inmate kiosk. The final printout registering his account said the balance will be released. It did not say…
The hits arrived swiftly, recklessly, striking brains and causing damage. Not tackles on this Sunday’s NFL fields. Not this time. These were journalists contorting Aaron Hernandez’s diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy into arguments as twisted as the man himself.
An attorney for Aaron Hernandez and his estate announced today that researchers at Boston University found signs of CTE in the brain of the deceased former NFL player.
Aaron Hernandez’s conviction for murdering Odin Lloyd was vacated today by Judge E. Susan Garsh, who oversaw the 2015 trial. Hernandez is now considered an innocent man in the eyes of the law.
Aaron Hernandez told an inmate shortly before his suicide that “if an inmate has an open appeal on his case and dies in prison, he is acquitted of his charge and will be deemed not guilty,” according to a document from the Massachusetts Department of Corrections that was filed in Bristol Superior Court by prospectors.
State Police have released their report on the death of Aaron Hernandez by suicide last month in a Massachusetts prison. The report confirms the ruling that the cause of death was asphyxia by hanging, ruled a suicide by the medical examiner. A toxicology report came back negative for all substances.
This week’s Deadcast focuses on a number of topics, including the Mike and the Mad Dog 9/11 transcripts, the Aaron Hernandez suicide, and other instances where the sports-take machinery fully breaks down in the wake of real-world tragedy. But that’s not what you came here for now, is it? No, no ... you came here…
Here is an unfortunate and incorrect headline that ran on an AP blurb in today’s edition of the Brandon (Manitoba) Sun. Keith Hernandez is alive and well and part of the best broadcast booth in baseball. Aaron Hernandez is still dead.
The family of Aaron Hernandez wants to donate his brain to Boston University for CTE research, but the Boston Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is electing to keep possession of it and prepare the brain specimen itself, according to his attorney.
WBZ Boston is reporting that former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was found dead in his jail cell after apparently hanging himself early this morning, had “John 3:16,” a reference to the Biblical verse, written on his forehead when his body was discovered.
According to the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself this morning in his single cell, with a bed sheet tied to the window. But at least two people are wondering whether Hernandez really hanged himself: his lawyer and his agent.
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell early Wednesday morning in Shirley, Mass. In a statement, the Massachusetts Department of Correction labeled his death a suicide by hanging.
A Boston jury has acquitted former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez of double homicide charges stemming from a 2012 incident outside of a Boston nightclub.
A jury in Boston went to deliberations this morning to come to a verdict on the homicide charges against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, stemming from a 2012 double homicide outside a Boston nightclub.
Opening arguments in the second Aaron Hernandez homicide trial begin next week and ahead of the start of the trial, his attorneys have filed a list of witnesses they might call or mention during the trial.
Prosecutors described in court yesterday a tattoo they say Aaron Hernandez got in early 2013, which they claim depicts the gun and five bullets Hernandez allegedly used to shoot and kill Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado outside of a Boston nightclub in 2012.
After former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, police in Boston connected him to a 2012 drive-by in which he allegedly pulled up next to a car outside of a club, and shot into the vehicle, killing two men and leaving two survivors.